Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 30/06/2021
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2
Remuneration: $2,193.59 - $2,237.20 per week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ70380
South Western Sydney is an exciting, interesting and dynamic place to live and work. South Western Sydney is home to a mixture of metropolitan and rural communities which is culturally diverse. South Western Sydney has a very significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community, especially in Campbelltown, Wollondilly, Camden, Wingecarribee and Liverpool.
Transforming Your Experience is SWSLHDs key strategy to positively transform how our patients, consumers, staff and communities experience our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. The Transforming Your Experience Strategy provides us with a clear direction for working together to deliver safe and high quality health services and build the health of our communities – now and into the future.
Equal Employment Opportunity
South Western Sydney Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to
providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.
Where you'll be working
Launch an exciting career with us where you will work within a dynamic multidisciplinary team. Bowral & District Hospital is a medium sized vibrant hospital in the beautiful Southern Highlands, close to Sydney, Canberra and Wollongong.
Come and join the team environment at Bowral where you are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to our vision of innovative models of care.
If you are a self-directed, motivated, reliable and flexible nurse with a strong desire to learn and grow in a well- established teamwork environment, come join our team!
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop professionally with the team and contribute to the planning of our new redevelopment
Driving Excellence in Patient Care
The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) is an expert practitioner who, through leadership facilitates evidence based practice. The CNC will promote a service which fosters clinical excellence, research and professional leadership. The CNC contributes to quality health care by collaborating with the health care providers and consumer groups, developing clinical practice standards and evaluating their outcomes. The CNC is responsible for providing services which facilitate effective management of the care in the given specialty.
South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) is focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, healthier communities.
All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model, promoting a culture that supports practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviors and interactions with patients, clients and employees.
The vision of SWSLHD Nursing and Midwifery Service is Compassionate Nursing and Midwifery Care Always, through leading effective workplace cultures that improve the patient experience.
Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with at least 5 years full time equivalent post registration experience, with at least 3 years full time experience in the specialty field.
Approved post graduate nursing qualifications in a field relevant to the specialty field or such other qualifications or experience deemed appropriate by the organisation.
- Demonstrated evidence of strategies used to maintain current knowledge of clinical practice advances and research in the relevant specialty
- Demonstrated ability to apply expert knowledge to provide safe compassionate quality care that is culturally responsive
- Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and engage with patients/consumers, carers and the multidisciplinary health care team to identify and ensure responsiveness of care needs
- Demonstrated capacity to interact with others in a personable and professional manner and personally resolve conflicts when they arise
- Demonstrated evidence of the use of critical thinking as it relates to the delivery of advanced evidenced based nursing care
- Demonstrated understanding and participation in risk management, work health and safety and quality improvement in the workplace
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For role related queries or questions contact Giles Barton on Giles.Barton@health.nsw.gov.au or 02 9616 4266
Applications Close: 04/11/2018
Interview Date Range: 05/11/2018 - 09/11/2018